The Australia Government is investing $310.3 million towards research to improve the country’s primary healthcare system and research infrastructure.
This investment is a major step forward in ensuring that all Australians have access to the best possible health care, regardless of their location or circumstances. The funding will go towards a range of initiatives aimed at improving the delivery of primary health care services, as well as supporting cutting-edge research into the most pressing health challenges facing the country.
The funding will support research into the most pressing health issues facing Australians, including chronic diseases, mental health and the impact of environmental factors on health. This research will inform the development of new treatments, therapies and preventative measures, and will help to improve the overall health outcomes of the population.
This investment is a testament to the Australian government’s commitment to ensuring the best possible health outcomes for all its citizens.
Researchers can apply for the following MRFF grant funding:
- $25 million under the 2023 Chronic Respiratory Conditions grant opportunity
- $10 million under the 2023 Consumer-Led Research grant opportunity
- $15 million under the 2023 Maternal Health and Healthy Lifestyles grant opportunity
- $20 million under the 2023 Primary Health Care Research grant opportunity
- $50 million under the 2023 BioMedTech Incubator – Dementia and Cognitive Decline grant opportunity. Guidelines are now available. Applications open 20 February 2023
- $45.5 million under the 2023 Clinician Researchers: Applied Research in Health grant opportunity. Guidelines are now available. Applications open 15 February 2023
- $44.8 million under the Early to Mid-Career Researchers grant opportunity. Guidelines are now available. Applications open 15 February 2023
- $100 million under the 2023 National Critical Research Infrastructure grant opportunity. Guidelines are now available. Applications open on 21 February 2023.
For more information on this investment and the Australian government’s commitment to improving health outcomes, please visit the Department of Health website at https://www.health.gov.au/.
Ritchelle is a Content Producer for Healthcare Channel, Australia’s premier resource of information for healthcare.